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Procurement Category Manager

  • Location:

    Tower Hamlets

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  • Salary:

    Up to £380 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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Procurement/Category Specialist- London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Construction and FM

Person Specification:

A proven track record of successfully completed procurements across a range of construction and FM works and services contracts covering a wide range of values
Sound knowledge and experience of PCR 2015 and EU procurement practice
Experience of working with or within Local Authorities and Housing Associations or ALMOs
An ability to review specifications, create evaluation models (including price and quality) and draft ITTs and OJEU Notices
An understanding of construction processes and procedures sufficient to communicate effectively with construction specialists
Capability to work concurrently on multiple projects
IT literacy to support all the above functions (primarily MS Office software)

The appointed person should also have:
Working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of construction contracts
The ability to draft basic specifications from scratch
Experience of e-tendering portals - Due North is the preferred system
An ability to work pro-actively without excessive supervision
The experience and confidence to offer alternative strategies to achieve cashable savings
Willingness to work as a team member and participate in mutual support, including across other categories
Ability to interpret internal Procurement Procedures and provide relevant advice to enquirers